Malaysia’s Rt value reaches 1.27

 

Malaysia’s Covid-19 infectivity rate or Rt value is at 1.27, as of Sunday.

This was a 0.07 increase from the 1.20 Rt value reported the day before.

Health director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said all states current Rt had surpassed the 1.0 level, with Sabah having the highest Rt value of 1.47.

On his social media updates today, Dr Noor Hisham said the Rt value in Perlis was at 1.40, followed by Sarawak (1.30), and Labuan, Putrajaya as well as Kedah each recorded the Rt value of 1.25.

The Rt value in Terengganu is at 1.23, Johor (1.22), Selangor (1.21), Penang and Pahang each at 1.20.

Five states reported an Rt value lesser than 1.20. They were Melaka at 1.16, Perak (1.15), Negri Sembilan (1.13), Kelantan (1.11) and Kuala Lumpur with 1.10 Rt value.

The country records 10,089 new infections yesterday, pushing the cumulative Covid-19 caseloads to 2,914,220 since the pandemic hit in early 2020.

NST

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